The National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ regularly publishes research on student enrollment, movement, and other important student outcomes using student-level data provided exclusively to the National Student Clearinghouse by our nationwide network of postsecondary institutions. These reports are to benefit and better inform the educational community, policymakers, community leaders, and others.
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Public sector enrollments fell by 1.3 percent or 164,000 students over last spring. Graduate enrollments leveled off but high schoolers taking college courses increased by 7 percent or 47,000 students.
Year-by-year rates of persistence, transfer, completion, and stop-out can help states and institutions better identify effective intervention points to increase student success.
Latest demographic and education credential profiles for students earning an undergraduate credential during the 2018-19 academic year, with a focus on first-time versus non-first-time graduates.
The Completing College report series provides a comprehensive overview of postsecondary completion trends nationally and by state. For all students who enter postsecondary education for the first time each year, it examines the diverse pathways the student traversed toward completion, as well as a degree or certificate completion rate within six and eight years of enrolling.
Covid-19: First Look Enrollment Report
Postsecondary Data Partnership
The Postsecondary Data Partnership is a nationwide initiative to help colleges and universities more efficiently gain a fuller picture of student progress and outcomes, meet various reporting requirements, and focus more of their resources on using data to help students.